1774: When did the posterior capsule rupture?

I have watched this video a few times and I am still not sure when the capsule ruptured. Look at the picture here and clearly there is a large tear in the posterior capsule. But how did this happen and when? Our guest surgeon needs the crowd-sourced answer from you, so please leave a comment below and we will see the consensus. The case ends well, but there is significant vitreous prolapse when the anterior chamber is allowed to depressurize. Having a very low pressure in the anterior chamber means that the vitreous will prolapse through the capsule defect and even come out of the incisions. Watch the video and tell us what you think.

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  1. Consider 0:50 during the removal of the first fragment. The piece ‘jumped’, and there was a ‘full thickness’ hole in the remaining piece.

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